We Live in Water

We Live in Water

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The first collection of short fiction from Jess Walter, New York Times bestselling author of Beautiful Ruins, We Live in Water is a diverse suite of stories marked by the wry wit and generosity of spirit that has made him one of America’s most talked-about writers.

Stories in We Live in Water range from comic tales of love to social satire and suspenseful crime fiction. Traveling from hip Portland to once-hip Seattle to never-hip Spokane, to a condemned casino in… (more)

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Jess Walter's latest book, We Live in Water, is a slender, clean, and beautiful collection of stories linked by just enough tissue and membrane to make the book a satisfying whole -- more than the sum of its parts.

It is perhaps a grim and fatalistic vision that Jess Walter presents in "We Live in Water," yet one that in today's America seems all-too-recognizable; no, we may not all live in water, but at one time or another, we have all lived in Spokane.

Walter's got a great ear and a genius for sympathy with America's new dispossessed.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Harper Perennial (February 12, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 192 pages

File size: 1.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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